Author Martin Prechtel

Pet Grief: The Sound of Being Alive

Pet Grief: The Sound of Being Alive

Today is the 17 year anniversary of helping my first animal pal, Pookie, transition over. You can read more about our journey together here. As I said in that post, I learned a lot from Pookie. And thankfully, I keep learning…..

Book Review - The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise

Book Review - The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise

In our society we tend to grieve in solitude and silence, pulling ourselves inward and not reaching out to community. However, Prechtel maintains: "Grief expressed out loud for someone we have lost, or a country or home we have lost, is in itself the greatest praise…..